Travel Features

Copper Queen Hotel

copper-queen-bisbee-arizonaArizona’s oldest continuously operated hotel, built by the Phelps Dodge Mining Company as a place where dignitaries and investors could relax in luxury, opened its doors in 1902.

“It’s one of the true landmarks of Arizona,” says Dan Finck,

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Crescent Hotel & Spa

Crescent-Hotel_Eureka-Springs_ArkansasPerched high on a crest of the Ozark Mountains, the four-story Crescent Hotel stands like a storybook castle.

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Irma Hotel

buffalo-bill-irma-hotelIn his day, Buffalo Bill Cody was arguably the most famous American in the world.

No surprise, really, considering the former soldier and frontiersman formed his Wild West show in 1883 and toured the U.S. and Europe for three decades.

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Hotel Alex Johnson

Alex-Johnson_HotelSure, most grand hotels have fancy chandeliers, but we’ll wager none have one quite like the Alex Johnson’s—nearly eight feet across and made of Sioux war spears.

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Palace Hotel

palace-hotel_san-fancisco_california_heritage-travel-siteClose your eyes and imagine a Grand Hotel, and you’ve likely envisioned a place much like the Palace Hotel, which has 553 rooms and suites spread over nine floors.

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True Westerners

Cord McCoy

Cord McCoy

Riding a bull requires practice, practice practice! Hard to hit a 90 mph fast bal...

Dark Starr

Dark Starr

One hundred years ago this month, Henry Starr set out to make history. The caree...

The West’s Newest Museum

The West’s Newest Museum

We will be a living institution. We will offer experiences. We will be the story...

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